August 26, 2016 (GMN) - Ethiopia's Olympic marathon runner Feyisa Lilesa will not lose his silver medal despite making a political protest as he finished the race on Sunday. He crossed his arms above his head in solidarity with protesters from his Oromo ethnic group in Ethiopia.
Nairobi, August 19, 2016 (GSN) - South Sudan's first vice president Taban Deng Gai yesterday said that no one was after the life of his predecessor and emphasised that all the citizens of the youngest nation in the world want is peace.
Toronto, August 17, 2016 (GSN) - From among the fairy-tales I heard and know about, the making of Ethiopia and the body politic that accompanied it always creates a unique feeling to my conscience.
Johannesburg, August 13, 2016 (GSN) - Leleti Khumalo is South African actress who is best known for starring as the title character in the play and feature film Sarafina!. She has also starred in films such as Faith’s Corner and the Academy Award nominated Yesterday both directed by Darrell Roodt.
Rio, August 12, 2016 (GSN) - Ethiopian long-distance runner Almaz Ayana has set the world record in the women’s 10,000-meter race, finishing in 29 minutes and 17.45 seconds. In addition to winning the first gold medal for an African team in the 2016 Summer Olympics, Ayana beat the previous record, in place for the last 23 years, by a remarkable 14.46 seconds.
Toronto, August 09, 2016 (GSN) - Grammy award-winning R&B star and Toronto native Abel Tesfaye alias The Weeknd has donated $50,000 to the University of Toronto in support of establishing an Ethiopian Studies program.